Some background information,
Justin and I have been dating for almost three years yet only see each other a few times a year. I am finishing up my undergrad at
This past summer I spent my days doing an internship in
On August 18, I was celebrating my friend Betsy’s birthday with a day at the beach followed by dominos with Grandma and Grandpa at the Elks campground. My other friend
Meanwhile, Justin was making the 4 hour flight from
Betsy, Chelsea and I went out for dinner at a pizza parlor before heading out to
When I reached the top of the staircase, I noticed 15 people all watching the sunset from the stairs. As I began to walk down the stairs, I realized there was no boat waiting yet there was a path of rose petals from the base of the stairs to MY MARINE!! He had set up a blanket and candles and wrote I love you baby in the sand. I hit the sand and started running. I ran right into Justins arms and he held me tight, kissed my forehead and told me that he loved me more than anything in the world. With the most beautiful sunset behind him, he dropped to a knee and asked to marry me.
That was only the beginning to the most amazing week with my fiance. He had arranged for people to pick up all of my work shifts so that I could spend the whole week in his arms. It was the most amazing time ever.
Now we just have to wait until September when we can be together forever.